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Thursday, 3 January 2013

The Bookette's Guide to... Popular Books This Term

Technically this post should say last term as these are for September - December but the end of 2012 was so busy for me that I had to pretty much abandon the blog.

Here are the fiction books that topped the charts:

#1 being the most popular book in my school library since September 2012

Boys 8 - 12

  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (the whole series... no surprise there)
  2. Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce (whole series)
  3. Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey (whole series)
  4. Beast Quest by Adam Blade (the whole series)
  5. The Brilliant World of Tom Gates by Liz Pichon (the whole series)
  6. Evil Star by Anthony Horowitz
  7. Gangsta Granny by David Walliams
  8. Cycling for Gold by Owen Slot
  9. World of Norm: May Contain Nuts by Jonathan Meres
  10. Jack Splat: Dog's Dinner by Lou Kuenzler

Girls 8 - 12
  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (the whole series... they are addicted!)
  2. My Sister's a Vampire (the whole series) by Sienna Mercer
  3. Ottoline by Chris Riddell (the whole series)
  4. Gym Stars by Jane Lawes (the whole series)
  5. Ratburger by David Walliams
  6. Shrinking Violet by Lou Kuenzler
  7. Stunt Bunny: Medal Mayhem by Tamsyn Murray
  8. Gangsta Granny by David Walliams
  9. Horrid Henry by Francesca Simon (the whole series)
  10. The Longest Whale Song by Jacqueline Wilson

Non-fiction which has been popular with boys: spies, cricket, magic tricks

Non-fiction which has been popular with girls: horses, animals

I'm looking forward to finding out what books the children got for Christmas. More on what I got soon!

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